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Description - From the Heart by Lee Miller

In From the Heart, Lee Miller retrieves the voices of Indian people over five centuries and weaves them into an alternate history of the continent, while introducing us to the grandeur and diversity of the 500 nations who held this land before the first European set foot on it. Here, collected in one volume, is the testimony of more than 250 Indian civilizations - of the Aztec king Montezuma, the Seminole leader Osceola, Tecumseh, Cochise, Sitting Bull, Geronimo, and Sarah Winnemucca. Through their eyes - and through the eyes of the white men who fought, betrayed, and, on rare occasions, defended them - we see the shaping of events of the past in a radically different light, one that is tragic yet shows courage in the face of adversity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780679768913
ISBN-10: 0679768912
Format: Paperback
(217mm x 138mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage
Publish Date: 9-Apr-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Lee Miller

Lee Miller graduated with a degree in anthropology from Johns Hopkins University. She was a writer for the TV series 500 Nations and also served as consultant for the BBC series Land of the Eagle. Miller is the editor of From the Heart: Voices of the American Indian and the author of Roanoke: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Colony.

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